Jim Dwyer (journalist)
Jim Dwyer was an American journalist and author. He was a reporter and columnist with The New York Times. Dwyer won the Pulitzer Prize in 1995 for his compassionate and compassionate columns about New York City. His books include More Awesome Than Money and False Conviction.
About Jim Dwyer (journalist) in brief
Jim Dwyer was an American journalist and author. He was a reporter and columnist with The New York Times, and the author or co-author of six non-fiction books. Dwyer died on October 8, 2020, at the age of 63, due to complications of lung cancer. He appeared in the 2012 documentary film Central Park Five and was portrayed on stage in Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy. Dwyer had won the Pulitzer Prize in 1995 for his compassionate and compassionate columns about New York City. He also was a member of the New York Newsday team that won the 1992 Pulitzer for spot news reporting for coverage of a subway derailment in Manhattan. He joined the Times in May 2001 and contributed to the paper’s coverage of the September 11 attacks, the invasion of Iraq, and how intelligence was allegedly manipulated to create the illusion that Iraq possessed weapons of mass destruction.
His books include More Awesome Than Money: Four Boys, Three Years, and a Chronicle of Ideals and Ambition in Silicon Valley, and False Conviction: Innocence, Science and Guilt, which explores the science behind errors in the courtroom and criminal cases. He had two daughters; Maura Dwyer and Catherine Elizabeth Dwyer. He is survived by his wife, Catherine Muir, a professor of computer sciences, and their two daughters, Maura and Catherine, who were born in 1973 and 1984 respectively, respectively. He died of complications from lung cancer, aged 63, on October 7, 2020. His funeral will be held on October 9, 2020 in New York, New York. He leaves behind a wife and two daughters. His son, Andrew Cuomo, is the current Governor of New York and a former New York State Assemblyman.